Colorful Recipes: Mushrooms al Ajillo

Mushrooms al Ajillo

Mushrooms al Ajillo, or garlic fried mushrooms, are found all over the country, but their specific spices and ingredients vary from place to place. This style is a little more southern, and have a bit of a zing! They are a great starter.

This recipe serves 4 and the cook time is about 10 minutes. Just be careful not to burn the mushrooms or the garlic!
You will need:
• ¼ cup of olive oil
• 4-5 cups of mushrooms, your choice of what kind, cleaned.
• 6 cloves garlic, minced
• 3 tbsp dry sherry, your choice of which kind
• 2 tbsp lemon juice
• ¼ tsp hot paprika (if you care for it)
• 2 tbsps chopped parsley


Heat the oil in a pan and fry the mushrooms, stirring continuously.

Set heat to medium, then add the garlic, sherry, lemon juice, paprika, and salt and pepper to taste.

Cook for about 5 minutes or until the garlic and mushrooms have softened.
Remove from the heat, sprinkle with chopped parsley, and serve immediately!

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